What Kind of Writer Are You?

In the writing world, there is this belief that you need to sit down every day at the same time and write a certain number of words per day. This works really well for many writers, but not everyone.

๐–๐จ๐ซ๐ ๐‚๐จ๐ฎ๐ง๐ญ ๐–๐š๐ซ๐ซ๐ข๐จ๐ซโ€”A writer who puts down a certain number of words daily.ย No excuses. No exceptions. (Okay, maybe a few.) Keep those words coming.

๐Ÿ’ ๐š๐ฆ ๐–๐ซ๐ข๐ญ๐ž๐ซโ€”This writer gets up early every morning and writes before their day begins. It doesn’t have to be 4 am, but that time worked well for Toni Morrison.

๐–๐ซ๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐‘๐ž๐ญ๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ญ ๐‰๐ฎ๐ง๐ค๐ฒโ€”Academics have often gone on sabbaticals to get their research or books done. But now, there has been a growing trend to get away from the norm, drill down on your book, and get pages written. There is a wide range of ways to do this, from going on a virtual writing retreat to going to places around the world to tap into the magic of the place.

๐‚๐จ-๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ค๐ข๐ง๐  ๐–๐ซ๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐†๐ซ๐จ๐ฎ๐ฉ๐ฌโ€”During Amid COVID-19, co-working sessions became vastly more popular. This is where people get together online or in person to write. Science says seeing others’ work reminds us to keep writing.

๐“๐ข๐ฆ๐ž ๐–๐ซ๐ข๐ญ๐ž๐ซโ€” This person determines how much time they will put into writing each day or week and tracks it with a stopwatch. The clock stops if they stop writing to talk to someone or to read an email. When they go back to writing, the clock begins again.

You can pick one method or use several. The important thing is to find what works and do it consistently.

Comment below which kind of writer you are and why it works.
*Taken from The 7 Myths Keeping You from Writing Your Book EBOOK


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